Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.
Roberta Nelson Shea from Universal robots explains the safety strategies that allow collaborative robots to work side-by-side with humans. She points out the standards involved in making sure these robots do no harm to their human co-workers.
In an attempt to make it easier for users to deploy the Internet of Things – both in industrial and consumer sectors – the Industrial Internet Consortium has developed a new version of its reference architecture. Version 1.8 is free and available to all.